Sequoyah Book Awards Voting

sequoyah logoAre you a Sequoyah reader? Want to voice your opinion on your favorite book for 2019? Voting is now open for the 2019 Sequoyah Book Awards in the Children’s Masterlist (grades 3-5), Intermediate Masterlist (grades 6-8), and High School Masterlist (grades 9-12) categories.

What is Sequoyah?

The awards honor the Native American leader, Sequoyah, who created the eighty-five sounds representing the Cherokee language. The Award was given out for the first time in 1959 in the Children’s category and later extended to intermediate and high school levels. You can read more about the selection policy and book awards on the Oklahoma Library Association website.

How do I vote?

Any young readers who have read or listened to at least 3 titles from their respective masterlist is qualified to vote. Voting can be done online. It operates on the honor system so please only vote once! Deadline to vote is March 15.

Where can I read the books?

Haven’t read the books but want to? Never fear! The current list is available on our catalog for Children’s, Intermediate, and High School. You can reserve your copy today!